encore

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɒŋkɔːr/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɑŋkɔr, ˈɑn-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ängkôr, -kōr, än-)


Inflections of 'encore' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
encores
v 3rd person singular
encoring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
encored
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
encored
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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encore

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [rousing, crowd-pleasing, pulsating] encore
  2. the [band, group] played an encore
  3. the [singer, artist] performed an encore
  4. performed [several, two] encores
  5. came back [out, onstage] for an encore
  6. the [crowd, fans, audience] shouted "encore"
  7. the [crowd] [called, shouted, cheered] for an encore
  8. the fans [demanded, expected] an encore
  9. were [waiting, hoping] for an encore
  10. an encore to [finish, wrap up, end] the concert
  11. invited on stage [during, for] the encore
v
  1. the [crowd, fans, spectators] encored
  2. encored the [band, act, comedian, singer, group]
  3. [loudly, rapturously, enthusiastically] encored
  4. encored for [ages, 5 minutes]
  5. encored until they [played, reappeared, took to the stage]
  6. the [song, hit, piece] was encored
  7. encored [again, twice, three times]
  8. encored [solo, at the piano, with a special guest]
n as adj
  1. played an encore performance
'encore' also found in these entries:
raise - up
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